Billon launches digital mass payouts product
Billon receives £2M funding with UK Future Fund
Innovate UK grant for storing COVID vaccination certificates on blockchain
Raiffeisen uses Billon’s DLT for tokenizing euro and other assets
Billon concludes Series A raising $6M
E-money license in Poland
Wojtek Kostrzewa joins as the new CEO
Global FinTech Accelerator award at the Singapore FinTech Festival
FIS joins as an investor and client
E-money license in the UK
Billon Group is founded in the UK following several years of R&D in Poland
Billon created a high-performance DLT system for all asset classes: national currencies, documents & data and identity, meeting regulatory requirements and solving challenges for the wide adoption of blockchain technologies. With the protocol designed for high throughput and low cost of maintenance, our mission is to become the backbone for all kinds of enterprise applications and unleash the transformational capabilities of blockchain in the regulated world.
Billon Group Ltd. was founded in the UK in 2015, following several years of R&D in Poland. Its unique DLT protocol has been supported by many R&D grants, including the EU Horizon 2020 program. Billon subsidiary companies are licensed to issue electronic money by regulators in the UK and Poland. Billon’s growing partner list includes leading companies such as FIS, Raiffeisen Bank International and BIK (the Polish credit reporting agency).
A regulatory compliant and high-performance DLT for all asset classes
Chief Risk Officer, Billon Financial
Claire has over 20 years of business development and risk management experience, having held several compliance and business management roles at RBS and Coutts. Claire plays an active leadership role within the Digital Pound Foundation, of which Billon Financial is a Foundation Member. Claire graduated with a BSc (Hons) in International Business & French, having also completed one year at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Bordeaux.
Director, Billon Digital Services
Bogumiła is responsible for defining functionalities of our products and co-creation of seamless user journeys. She leads product development, creates roadmaps and delivers successful product launches. Bogumiła has over 20 years of experience in creating and implementing business development strategies and operational processes across financial, retail and e-commerce sectors both in startups and large enterprises.
Board Member, Billon Solutions
An experienced and versatile manager with a strong background in telecom and financial industries, Michał is focused on creating value. Prior to joining Billon, he served seven years as the head of corporate strategy at T-Mobile Poland and six years with McKinsey, gaining a broad experience in strategy and business development, technology management and legal & regulatory issues. At Billon Solutions, the first and only eMoney institution in Poland, Michał is responsible for commercial, legal, and financial aspects.
Chief Legal Officer, Billon Group
Marzena has 25 years of experience as a mediator, mentor, advisor and consultant in crisis and conflict situations, working to enterprises, foundations and associations. She specializes in the fields of economic and civil law, labor law, IP law and law of foundations and associations. Prior to joining Billon Marzena was a long-term head of the legal department of the Polish branch of the international media group.
Here we match our IT capabilities with business projects, like product development or solutions implementations with clients and partners. IT analysts offer deep understanding of the technology capabilities and facilitate proper technology choices, while understanding their product and business implications and value. Project managers take on the lead of most complex technology development projects, assuring delivery staff and business priorities of the project are properly managed.
Head of PR & Communication, Billon Group
Maciej is an accomplished PR and marketing expert with 10+ years of experience in media, IT and public administration. In his free time acts to save the planet from the climate emergency, supporting the Green and vegan movement.
OUR AWARDS AND GRANTS:
EU Fintech Awards - Payments Tech of the Year >
Finance Monthly Fintech Award 2021 - Blockchain category >
Gepard Biznesu for the high growth on the Polish market >
Startup Collider - inclusion in the accelerator and scaleup program by PwC Poland >
Gepard Biznesu for the high growth on the Polish market >
Startup To Watch in 2020 by Enterie network, comprising tech PR agencies from CEE >
Top European Fintech Startup by Sifted.eu, startup portal run by Financial Times >
Elevator Lab acceleration program by Raiffeisen Bank International to develop a PoC of regulated digital cash platform using tokenized euro on blockchain >
InCredibles acceleration program by Sebastian Kulczyk, CEO of Kulczyk Investments >
Business with Vision Award by the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology of Poland to celebrate 30 years of economic transformation in Poland >
Polish Tech Bridges grant by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency >
Go To Brand – $100K grant >
Horizon 2020 – €2M grant >
Best Leader to Watch Award for Billon CEO Wojtek Kostrzewa by Silicon Review >
BakerADVANCE Award by Baker McKenzie for the top innovative fintech at Singapore FinTech Festival >
Global FinTech Hackcelerator Award at the Singapore FinTech Festival for the zero-cost blockchain micropayments solution >
Digital Shapers Award for Billon's founder Andrzej Horoszczak as one of the people driving digital transformation in Poland >
Europas - Hottest Corporate Blockchain Project for the project with the Polish credit office BIK moving banking documents on blockchain >
Fintech 50 2018 - inclusion on the list of 50 most promising European startups >
VC Fintech acceleration program by FIS >
World Summit Award - Diamond Award in Business & Commerce category for P2P payments with digital cash >